OREANDA-NEWS. The authorities of Wuhan won't allow a second wave of a new coronavirus and will maintain strict epidemiological control measures to ensure universal security. This was announced on Monday by the local committee on hygiene and health care, commenting on the renewed increase in the number of cases over the past two days.

According to the head of the department, over the past day in Wuhan, five new cases with coronavirus infection were registered - residents aged 29 to 81 years old, formerly classified as infected without symptoms. "We will continue to take carefully thought-out control measures to ensure a normal situation", the city administration said.

According to official statistics, the number of patients in Wuhan (the administrative center of Hubei Province), where the coronavirus was first discovered in December 2019, is six. In total, in Hubei, under quarantine, under the supervision of doctors, there are 615 infected without symptoms.